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Department of Equality attends European disability seminar

The Department of Equality attended a seminar organised by the Academy of European Law (ERA) in Trier, Germany, titled “Equal Participation in Society of Persons with Disabilities". The seminar, which was aimed at civil servants, covered topics on the international legal framework on disability law as well as discussing equality and non-discrimination of persons with...

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Students attend lighting and sound course

A recent ‘Introduction to Lighting’ course attracted participants from a variety of backgrounds. The course, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services as part of its development strategy, aimed to introduce those attending to the concepts and practices of lighting for the stage. The session touched on the different lighting fixtures and what they do, looking at...

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Two-tier weather warning system to be introduced

Based on the experience of last winter, the Government in association with MeteoGib, plans to introduce a Two–Tier system to warn the community of impending bad weather. The new system is designed to warn of weather conditions which, whilst falling short of Flash/Severe, are deemed to be sufficiently poor to bring to the public’s attention....

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GFSB Business Innovation Award sponsored by Gibtelecom

The Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses has announced the opening of applications for next years GFSB Business Innovation Award sponsored by Gibtelecom. The online application form can be found on the awards page of its website gfsb.gi and needs to be submitted before Friday March 20, 2020. “Over the last few years, we have been...

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Two million apply to register to vote since general election announced

By Ian Jones, PA More than two million people have applied to register to vote since the General Election was announced, according to Government figures. A total of 2,048,039 applications were submitted between October 29 - the day the Government called for an election on December 12 - and November 19. More than a third...

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Johnson and Corbyn TV debate watched by more than six million

By Lucy Mapstone, PA Deputy Entertainment Editor More than six million people watched the first live leaders' debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn. The pair's appearance on ITV drew an average audience of 6.7 million viewers when it aired between 8pm and 9pm on Tuesday, according to overnight ratings. The programme peaked at 7.3...

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V&A defends cars exhibition sponsorship

By Sherna Noah, PA Senior Entertainment Correspondent The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) is opening its doors to an exhibition on the car - sponsored by a company fined over the diesel emissions scandal. Auto parts and technology company Bosch was fined 90 million euros (£77 million) over the Volkswagen controversy earlier this year. Cars:...

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Tories criticised over 'misleading' twitter account during election debate

By Gavin Cordon, PA Whitehall Editor The Tories have come under fire after rebranding one of their official Twitter accounts as a fact-checking service during Tuesday night's televised election debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn. Twitter issued a sharp rebuke that "any further attempts to mislead people" would result in "decisive corrective action" after...

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Johnson and Corbyn clash over Brexit in first TV debate of UK general election
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Govt seeks answers to Gib’s high suicide rate
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UK must stand by Gibraltar after 'toxic and divisive' Brexit, Lord Patten says
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Against a backdrop of international upheaval and challenge, Gibraltar’s 14th Parliament is sworn in